OITNB Actress Dascha Polanco Accused of Punching 17-Year-Old Girl [Thug Life]

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Orange Is The New Black star Dascha Polanco (33) has found herself in some legal trouble.
Polanco — who found fame playing prisoner Dayanara Diaz on the popular Netflix series — has been accused of assaulting a teenage girl, the Daily Mail reports.

Dominican American actress Dascha Polanco arrives at the Crosby Hotel on January 21, 2015 in New York City

This week, she appeared in Manhattan Criminal Court facing four counts of assault and harassment. The incident took place July 29th, in Washington Heights. She has been accused of allegedly attacking 17-year-old Michelle Cardona. She was arrested after allegedly punching, scratching and pulling the hair of the girl.

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Authored by: Kellie Williams